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Protecting the masculine elite

A man shot a man who shot a man. And maybe that’s where the gender connection ends.

But gender is not sex. The two are not the same. 830 more words

Masculinity

Football violence: the 1970s stigma

David Selby, editor of a great publication called The Chelmsford City Historian has kindly given us permission to post this piece about violence by Ipswich Town fans at a third round match of the FA Cup in 1973. 629 more words

Football

Citizen Crime Fighters

R140 billion. That was the price of un-safety for many South Africans in the 2013/2014 crime reporting period. R70 billion of this was given to the police. 793 more words

Citizen Participation

ISIS Women Terrorizing Other Women

When heterosexuals get religion, look out!

FoxNews tells us about the brutal Al-Khansa brigade, a female police unit that is part of ISIS:

The Islamic State’s bid to impose Dark Ages law on the women within its so-called caliphate depends on a merciless cadre of young women who roam the streets of Raqqa, terrorizing females who fall short of the standard of strict Shariah. 220 more words

Murder

How Shall We Then Live? by Esther Nelson

President Obama, responding to the beheading of American journalist, James Foley, by ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), said, “ISIL speaks for no religion…and no faith teaches people to massacre innocents….ISIL is not Islamic” (August 20, 2014). 1,105 more words

General

Victimless Crimes

“Mr. President, you may seem alone and being humiliated, with nothing at all in foreign land,

but Mr. President, you have never been alone,

you are not alone and you will never be alone. 371 more words

Africa

International Day of the Girl 2014- Empower girls: End FGM

October 11th 2014 is the International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s theme is “Empowering adolescent girls: Ending the cycle of violence”. Female genital mutilation is one abhorrent  350 more words

FGM